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sporran

[spor-uh n] /ˈspɒr ən/
noun
1.
(in Scottish Highland costume) a large pouch for men, commonly of fur, worn, suspended from a belt, in front of the kilt.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Scots Gaelic sporan; compare Irish sparán purse
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sporran

/ˈspɒrən/
noun
1.
a large pouch, usually of fur, worn hanging from a belt in front of the kilt in men's Scottish Highland dress
Word Origin
C19: from Scottish Gaelic sporan purse; compare Irish Gaelic sparán purse, Late Latin bursa bag
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Word Origin and History for sporran
n.

1818, from Gaelic sporan, Irish sparan "purse," of uncertain origin. Familiarized by Walter Scott (first attested in "Rob Roy").

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